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News Monday, May 22 2017

Trump On Taking The 5th: "Like Watergate, But Worse"

May 22, 2017

As former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn invokes the fifth amendment to avoid testifying before Congress’ Trump-Russia probe, watch Donald Trump argue that taking the fifth is disgraceful, synonymous with guilt, and even worse than Watergate.
Watch“You see the mob takes the Fifth Amendment. If you’re innocent why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?”  [Donald Trump, Rally, Council Bluffs, IA, 9/28/16]
Watch“When you have your staff taking the Fifth Amendment – taking the Fifth so they’re not prosecuted. When you have the man that set up the illegal server taking the Fifth – I think it’s disgraceful and believe me this country thinks it’s disgraceful, really thinks it’s disgraceful also”  [Donald Trump, Presidential Debate, Hempstead, NY, 9/29/16]
Watch“He pleaded the Fifth and we never heard of him again. This is like a Third World country. This is like Watergate, but worse.” [Donald Trump, Rally, Greenville, NC, 9/6/16]

Published: May 22, 2017

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